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Operations Coordinator


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Physics & Astronomy (10000887)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

This position coordinates the daily operations of assigned areas to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness. The incumbent assists in the preparation of agendas, correspondence, and calendars; processes departmental SAP requirements; and compiles information and prepares reports for internal use.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates the daily operations of the department.
  • Completes departmental SAP requirements such as facility and telecommunications work orders.
  • Corresponds with vendors to make purchases and reconcile invoices.
  • Prepares, tracks, and monitors accounts payable and receivable documents for the department.
  • Participates in the production, duplication, and distribution of various materials.
  • Assists in the preparation of agendas and routine office functions such as correspondence and calendar maintenance.
  • Maintains timelines for job completion and monitors completion of tasks.
  • Collects payments and makes deposits, and prepares cash reports for the department.
  • Updates departmental website and digital signage, as needed.
  • Organizes and maintains financial and personnel files.
  • Posts events through the University event management program.
  • Assists with coordinating special projects for the office and other projects as assigned.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Coordinates the daily operations of the department.
  2. Assists in preparation of agendas, correspondence, and calendars.
  3. Processes departmental SAP requirements.
  4. Compiles information and prepares reports for internal use.

Minimum Education/Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).




Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Salary/Wage Information

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Background Check Statement

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